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Posted November 7, 2017

Join WSSA at the 9th Annual World Bulk Wine Exhibition
November 20-21, 2017
Amsterdam RAI Amtrium & Hall 5

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Posted November 6, 2017

With the current political situation in Spain still uncertain, it has been rumored that a general strike will be called for on Wednesday, November 8th.  If this in fact plays out as anticipated, some roads will be blocked and demonstrations on the

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Posted October 25, 2017

WSSA has learned that Italian trucking companies have announced they will strike Monday, October 30th and Tuesday, October 31st.  If the strikes do indeed happen, it is important to be aware that the positioning of containers might be affected on these days causing potential delays to shipments.

Strikes are somewhat of a reality in Italy and for this reason people are usually informed about them in advance so they can plan accordingly.

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Posted October 19, 2017

Did you know….your cargo insurance may not be comprehensive?

There may be gaps in your coverage that you don’t even know exist! A standard cargo insurance policy does NOT cover the following:

  • Losses at port more than 15 days after discharge 
  • Losses inland more than 30 days after discharge of cargo 
  • Atmospheric conditions (condensation) 
  • Carton damage 
  • Loss due to temperature extremes  
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Posted October 16, 2017

Hurricane Ophelia is sweeping in across Ireland on Monday and is expected to cause severe damage as the worst storm the country has seen in more than 50 years.

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